Yes, It’s only September and we’re already talking Christmas here at Apple Home Improvements, can you tell we're excited?
There’s growing concern about the price rises from energy companies in the UK. With this in mind, here at Apple we decided to explore some alternatives to heating your home other than using heaters -- in this blog piece we’re giving you some ways to keep the cold out this winter which often go unnoticed.
We had a great question via our Ask Apple service about the maintenance of door and window locks. Modern doors and windows are relatively low maintenance but with a little care now and again you can have a big impact on the longevity of your windows and doors, extending their life and usability way beyond the guarantee.
Do you need planning permission for a conservatory? The regulations regarding planning permission, effective from 1st October 2008, deems that a single story conservatory is considered to be permitted development, so in most cases, planning permission is not required for your conservatory.
Water authorities across the country have, or are in the process of, introducing regulations regarding domestic buildings being constructed on, over, or near drainage systems. The regulations stipulate that the build should be no closer than 3 metres from any public sewer unless agreed by the water authority.